Fender Paramount PM-3 Standard & PM-2 Deluxe review

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The six-strong Paramount series of electro-acoustics sport features that evoke 1960s Fenders and a range of spec and finish options. Rick Batey puts them to the test… Paramount – it’s a wonderfully proud-sounding name, and one that was used half a century ago by various manufacturers, including Harmony, Kay and Oscar Schmidt. Now More...

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